Auntie Anne's Candy Bars and Cookies

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by Auntie Anne's Design Team

Auntie Anne's Candy Bars and Cookies

Delicious … with a capital D!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Freeze the candy bars and/or cookies you are using for this project ahead of time. Project time does not include this freezing time. Project time may also vary based on time needed to prepare dough and ovens used. For better results, you may want to first read the instructions provided in the Auntie Anne's At Home Baking Kit or watch the video provided above.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • 3
    Spray an area of the counter with nonstick spray and turn the risen dough out onto that portion of the counter. Do not spray or flour the area where you will roll and stretch the dough.
  • 4
    Cut strips of dough that measure 6 inch long by 1-1/2 inch wide.
  • 5
    Pull the dough strip to stretch it out. Start in the middle and move your hands outward while pulling, stretching and rolling the dough strip. Roll each piece into a rope 25 inch long by 1/2 inch wide. Place frozen bar (or cookie) vertically into dough 1 inch from the end of dough strip and start rolling and pressing the candy bar up the dough strip, overlapping the seams to prevent unraveling. Completely cover candy bar and roll so dough extends 1/2 inch beyond candy bar. Pinch and press dough to seal; this is important so the chocolate remains inside the pretzel wrap as it starts to melt. Set wrapped candy bar aside and begin the wrapping process again with the next candy bar. Repeat with all the dough strips. Yield: 10-15, may vary by candy bar or cookie.
  • 6
    In a medium bowl, dissolve 1 baking soda packet in 4 cups of very hot water (150?F). Stir until nearly dissolved.
  • 7
    Lightly coat baking tray with nonstick spray. Pick up each wrapped candy bar (or cookie) and quickly dip into the baking soda solution. Place on a towel to drain off the excess solution, and then place on coated tray. Make sure they do not touch.
  • 8
    Bake one tray at a time on the center rack in preheated oven for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, rotate tray 180° and bake for an additional 2-4 minutes or until golden brown. Baking times may vary.
  • 9
    Optional: melt 1 stick of butter. After baking the wrapped candy bars and before they cool, brush butter over the top.
  • 10
    Tip: generously shake powdered sugar and drizzle chocolate syrup on top of the buttered and baked wrapped candy bars.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Auntie Anne's Home Baking Kit 104576963
  • Flour (a few teaspoons for dusting work surface)
  • 13 inch x 9 inch Baking Tray
  • Nonstick Spray
  • Candy Bars and/or Cookies of Your Choice
  • Baking Soda
  • 1 Stick Butter (optional - see step 9)
  • Powdered Sugar and/or Chocolate Syrup (optional - see step 10)
  • Ruler